full blast


Definition of full blast

: at full capacity : with great intensity

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all out, full tilt, tooth and nail

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Examples of full blast in a Sentence

the unsuspecting parents arrived home to find the stereo going full blast and the kitchen a mess

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And for book lovers, that means the chance to read either outside by the swimming pool (but please use sunscreen) or inside your house, huddled six inches from an air conditioner on full blast. Michael Schaub, latimes.com, "7 buzzworthy June books to look out for," 10 June 2019 While Taylor's known for using her music to put her relationships on full blast, she's kept this one under tight wraps. Jasmine Gomez, Seventeen, "5 Signs Taylor Swift Is Definitely Engaged To Joe Alwyn," 29 Apr. 2019 The boost comes in handy sometimes, but hearing the fans run at full blast, plus the excess heat, forces me not to use it frequently. Stefan Etienne, The Verge, "Razer Blade 15 dual storage review: too much compromise," 8 Nov. 2018 Passengers on an AirAsia flight who refused to deplane after a four-hour delay were allegedly driven off the aircraft when crew members turned the AC on full blast. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "AirAsia passenger accuses airline of blasting AC to force them to deplane after four-hour delay," 21 June 2018 The air conditioning only has two functions: Off or full blast. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Nerves, sweat and a phone call: How Casey Mize became Tigers' top pick," 5 June 2018 That means air conditioners will be running full blast. Deasia Paige, Detroit Free Press, "No air conditioning? How to stay cool this weekend in metro Detroit," 15 June 2018 Most of the fleet was to the north, steaming ahead full blast. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Salmon opener brings mysteries, chance of mayhem," 10 June 2018 His home theater system was playing at full blast and the sound was shaking the floor of Holbrook's unit. Eder Campuzano, OregonLive.com, "Former neighbors of PSU hit-and-run suspect 'not shocked' by his arrest," 26 May 2018

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First Known Use of full blast

1909, in the meaning defined above

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